In this Certificate of Editorial Styling course you will gain the practical experience to turn your eye for fashion and creativity into editorial success whether that is magazine publications, fashion campaigns or commercials. You will research, create and collaborate with models, photographers and artists to style two photoshoots, and graduate having launched an Editorial Styling folio.
This course is designed to give you the most relevant industry experience with 3 consecutive days of in-person training delivered in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth, complimented by 6 months online exercises and career support.
Who is this course for?
You have a creative eye for fashion and design, and thrive in collaborative environments. You’re looking for the practical experience to navigate editorial photoshoots and the professional confidence to get paid to bring your creative visions to life.
It’s time to forget everything you know about traditional University, or courses that may have failed you before. ASI specialise solely in fashion styling, so you can be confident you are receiving the most relevant education, career support and paid work opportunities in the industry. There are no prerequisites and you can complete this course alongside everyday life; whether you’re up-skilling, switching careers, a parent, or wanting to fast-track into the workforce.
This course is designed to give you the most relevant industry experience which requires hands on, practical learning and therefore is not available 100% online.
3 consecutive days of in-person training is delivered in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth, complimented by 6 months online exercises and career support which you can enjoy at your own pace. Countless students travel by car and plane to experience our transformative and life-changing in-person training.
How it works
3 consecutive days of in-person training covering 10 topics in delivered in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth. This is delivered in a hands-on format where you will style two real-life photoshoots in studio and location settings with fashion brands, creatives and industry professionals.
6 months to complete practical online exercises (up to 50hrs) at your own pace and receive your Certificate.
Access 6 months career support including monthly webinars, mentors and work opportunities.
Editorial Stylists are the creative generation of the fashion industry. They are the changemakers who connect audiences with a brands fashion products by bringing their vision to life. In this module you will learn the skills required to transform a creative brief into reality whilst confidently working within the constraints of time, budget and competing creative projects.
Fashion can be the vehicle to take an audience on a journey, whether it is fantasy to realism. A moodboard is the visual tool used to convey the concept, aesthetic or mood, and determine the direction of the shoot or campaign. In this module, you will learn how to successfully compose a moodboard, including key components such as fashion and accessories to poses, hair, makeup, lighting and models. Stylists can also often be the Creative Director of a shoot, which means the location, props, and overall mood are important considerations.
A photoshoot involves many moving parts and people, that together create a successful outcome. Most of the hard work happens in the planning and sourcing before you even get on set, but once there, organisation, set-up and garment preparation are paramount. In this module, you will learn all the steps to successfully prepare for and style a studio and on location photoshoot, whether it is for editorial, advertorial or campaign purposes.
Sourcing garments isn’t as simple as heading into a store and pulling them off the rack. Considerations such as agreements and contingency plans need to be put in place to ensure the overall concept comes to life. In this lesson you will learn how to develop relationships with designers and PR Agencies to source and loan garments and accessories, as well as how to prepare and care for wardrobe items when they are on set.
Sourcing garments isn’t as simple as heading into a store and pulling them off the rack. Considerations such as agreements and contingency plans need to be put in place to help bring the overall concept to life. In this lesson you will learn how to develop relationships with designers and PR Agencies to source and loan garments and accessories, as well as how to prepare and care for wardrobe items when they are on set.
For centuries, fashion has been firmly regarded as a reflection for social events. You will learn about the people – past, present and future – who have plaid a role in the word’s most iconic fashion moments and imagery. We will look at how the future of fashion does not just mean a shift in aesthetics, but also in values including a more sustainable, diverse and ethical approach to designing, manufacturing and styling.
The demands of a Runway Stylist have evolved, from traditional back of house styling to real-time streaming and ‘shopping the runway’ instantly. Here you will learn your role, how to develop key relationships and plan for a runway or event production.
Your success as an Editorial stylist largely relies on the professional network you build. Not only does this provide the necessary collaborative skills to deliver on a brief, but unlocks a new level of opportunities and inspiration. In this module you will learn the role that each creative plays and how they integrate collectively to deliver on a job.
A folio is a collection of work showcasing your creativity, practical abilities and styling skills. It is an essential tool to define your aesthetic in the Editorial Styling industry and book future work that meets your styling goals. In this module you will learn how to produce, edit and update your folio to fast become your passport to endless opportunies.
It is one thing to be creative, but it is another to be commercially minded. In this module, you will learn what is required for a successful creative business including how to price and quote your services, and build credibility through pitching, marketing and growth strategies.
- Interpret a professional styling brief
- Identify historical fashion trends and their impact on modern style
- Style a location photoshoot and navigate associated challenges
- Style a studio photoshoot utilising studio lighting and setup
- Source and return garments
- Manage budgets and timelines
- Collaborate with industry creatives
- Liaise with key stakeholders and clients
Editorial Styling FAQs
With the rise of digital publications and the speed that we consume visual content nowadays, there’s a need for Editorial Stylists more than ever. This includes styling for publications, brand campaigns, TV commercials, advertising and more
Editorial Styling is one of the most sought after roles in the fashion styling industry. Collaborating with photographers, models, hair stylists and makeup artists, an Editorial Stylist’s role is to transform a creative vision into captivating visuals for publications, advertising, print and more.
This course is delivered with 3 consecutive days of in-person training covering 10 topics in delivered in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth. This is delivered in a hands-on format where you will style two real-life photoshoots in studio and location settings with fashion brands, creatives and industry professionals.
This is complimented by 6 months online exercises with a certificate on completion and career support such as monthly webinars, mentors and work opportunities.
While there are specific requirements that need to be achieved throughout the duration of your course, our education has been designed with the flexibility to support even the busiest of people.
We offer online learning and resources accessible anywhere and anytime, so you can go at your own pace. These facilities include intensive training and exercises, as well as the world’s largest resource library housing video, audio and downloadable documents.
We have no prerequisites so you can choose to start your styling journey at our next intake! The only thing you will need to bring with you is curiosity.
Students call this form of training life changing for a reason. Here you will acquire the skills, techniques and systems to begin styling.
Each of our trainings are designed for experiential learning – you will hear the information, see it and put into practice immediately including styling two photoshoots and launching your Editorial Styling folio.
You will have up to 6 months to complete online exercises at your own pace. Forget “traditional exam” experiences. Our exercises are not designed to test you but instead they are an opportunity for you to put your learnings into practice whilst having access to our support, and provide the best chance for you to succeed in the professional world.
The online exercises take no longer than 50 hours, in fact many finish them in half the time. Once submitted, you will receive your Certificate!
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